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Creative Galaxy: Arty's Holiday Masterpiece TV Poster Image
age 4+
Tale celebrates holiday diversity, creative problem-solving.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah Book Poster Image
age 3+
Little sister finds way to contribute in warm holiday story.
By Emily Jenkins
(2018)
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Construction Site on Christmas Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
Hardworking trucks get perfect gifts in sweet bedtime tale.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker
(2018)
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We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga Book Poster Image
age 3+
Warm celebration of Cherokee families' year-round gratitude.
By Traci Sorell
(2018)
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Monster Mingle App Poster Image
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age 3+
Make a monster and enjoy interactive free play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Trico Tri: Happy Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Mild sexuality, language in low-budget family ghost comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Christmas Chronicles Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Edgy, exciting Santa adventure has iffy behavior, peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Puppy Star Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Cute puppies, slapstick silliness in sweet sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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A Big Mooncake for Little Star Book Poster Image
age 3+
Girl sneaks nibbles, mooncake wanes in cozy bedtime charmer.
By Grace Lin
(2018)
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Galapagos Girl / Galapagueña Book Poster Image
age 4+
Colorful bilingual book about the Galápagos Islands.
By Marsha Diane Arnold
(2018)
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The Meg Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Lots of shark-movie clichés and violence, not many thrills.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Fangsgiving Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Vampire learns the meaning of family in funny holiday tale.
By Ethan Long
(2018)
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Merry Christmas, Little Elliot Book Poster Image
age 4+
Elliot and Mouse bring a lonely girl cheer in warm tale.
By Mike Curato
(2018)
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The Holiday Calendar Movie Poster Image
age 10+
Warm holiday romance is cute but predictable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Super Monsters Save Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 4+
Short tale gently helps preschoolers handle fear.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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DreamWorks Home: For the Holidays Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet, silly holiday special will make young kids giggle.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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DC Superhero Girls: Legends of Atlantis Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Super-brave, super-capable girls win the day and sell toys.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Pirata and Capitano TV Poster Image
age 4+
Seafaring friends learn teamwork through adventures.
Network: Kids Central
(2018)
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The Iron Flower: The Black Witch Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dramatic, overlong sequel tackles prejudice thoughtfully.
By Laurie Forest
(2018)
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SpongeBob SquarePants: The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom Movie Poster Image
age 6+
Surprises, mild scares in festive stop-motion special.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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